How To: Make Sichuan mapo tofu with pork, garlic, and ginger

Make Sichuan mapo tofu with pork, garlic, and ginger

Mapo tofu is a special spicy tofu dish that originates in the Sichuan region of China. While there are many different styles of mapo tofu, it is usually a combination of tofu, spicy chili and bean sauce, and minced beef or pork meat.

This exotic dish is celebrated for its rich burning flavor, and you probably couldn't down a bowl without a pitcher of water nearby! Either way, we think you'll really enjoy this sizzling dish. Check out how to make it by watching this video.
Ingredients for Mapo Tofu
(serves 2)

1 tbsp Sesame Oil
100g Ground Pork (3.53 oz)
1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
1 tbsp Chopped Ginger
1/2 tbsp Doubanjiang - Chili Bean Paste
1 tbsp Tian Mian Jiang - Sweet Bean Sauce
1 tbsp Sake

- Chicken Stock -
1/2 tsp Granulated Chicken Stock (Chinese-style)
150 ml Hot Water (5.07 fl oz)

1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Sake
1 block of Firm Tofu (350g/12.3 oz)
30g Garlic Chives (1.06 oz)

2 tsp Potato Starch
1? tbsp Water

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